BIFMA - e3/level Annex B list of chemicals

BIFMA - e3/level Annex B list of chemicals
The BIFMA Level Sustainability Certification for Furniture provides credit to applicants who...

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The BIFMA Level Sustainability Certification for Furniture provides credit to applicants who identify, assess, and reduce or eliminate the use of chemicals listed in Annex B of the NSI/BIFMA Furniture Sustainability Standard in processes and in maintenance or operations

This list is derived from authoritative hazard lists which identify chemical substances which are:

– persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic (PBT); and/or

 – reproductive toxicant; and/or

 – carcinogen; and/or

 – endocrine disruptor

 

The following substances lacked CASRN and were not included in the Pharos version of the 2019 BIFMA list:

  • 5-Chloro-o-toluidine
  • A mixture of: 4-[[bis-(4-fluorophenyl)-methylsilyl]methyl]- 4H-1,2,4-triazole; 1-[[bis-(4-fluorophenyl)methyl-silyl]- methyl]-1H-1,2,4-triazole
  • Chlorophenoxy herbicides
  • Glasswool fibers (airborne particles of respirable size)
  • Methoxyetylacrylate tinbutyltin, copolymer
  • Polychlorinated biphenyls, dioxin-like with a Toxicity Equivalency Factor (TEF) according to WHO (PCBs 77, 81, 105, 114, 118, 123, 126, 156, 157, 167, 169, 189)
  • Soots
  • Tributyltin carboxylate
  • Tributyltin polyethoxylate
  • Welding fumes

 

Agency
Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA)
Updated
2021-03-30
Website
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Hazards for Hazard List
Endpoint Hazard Rating and Description GS Score HPD C2C
Restricted List
pC
2019 Substance of Concern List NoGS
Restricted List
pC
V3 2014 Substance of Concern List NoGS

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